Mr. David Katona practices exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration and nationality law and heads the business and family immigration practice at Katona & Mir LLP, based in New York City. Prior to co-founding his firm in 2005, Mr. Katona worked as a senior attorney in the Immigration Department at Hodgson Russ LLP and, prior to that, practiced as an immigration attorney at Bondy & Schloss LLP.
Mr. Katona is highly experienced in all aspects of business and family immigration as well as removal (or deportation) defense and federal appeals, and he has experience representing all types of businesses, from Fortune 500 to small- and mid-size companies, as well as individuals from all over the world.
Mr. Katona is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Assocation (AILA) and the NYC Bar Association. Notably, he previously served as the Chair of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) as well as Chair of AILA New York's CBP Liaison and Corporate Practice Committees. He also previously served as the Vice Chair and Treasurer of the NY Chapter of AILA. Additionally, Mr. Katona regularly conducts seminars and guest lectures on various immigration related topics. He also guest hosts a call-in immigration program on Aktina Radio (91.5 FM). In addition, he regularly authors articles on various immigration topics.